BREDA, The Netherlands, November 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
The consortium Ventus Zeewolde, consisting of the companies SPIE Nederland B.V., CG and Dura Vermeer B.V. won the contract for the "Balance of Plant" for one of the biggest wind farm projects in the Netherlands.
The Wind farm is located in the south of Flevoland. The wind farm will contain 36 Wind Turbine Generators and foundations, the electrical wind farm infrastructure, access roads, crane foundations and a 150kV substation. Export cables from the substation will connect the wind farm to the 150kV TenneT grid. The total capacity of the wind farm will be 122 MW.
SPIE Nederland will design and construct the new to be built substation, all digging and cable works and the necessary low and medium voltage cable connections. The 36 foundations for the wind mills are not part of this contract. Those will be subcontracted by the supplier of the wind mills. A combination of SPIE and Dura Vermeer made a special design and price and is still negotiating with the supplier of the windturbines to win this contract.
With this contract SPIE Nederland strengthen her position within the market of designer and constructor of sustainable energy installations.
As the European leader in electrical and mechanical engineering and HVAC services, energy and communication systems, SPIE enhances the world around us by helping local and regional authorities and companies design, build, operate and maintain more energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly facilities.
With 28,600 employees working from nearly 400 locations in 31 countries, SPIE achieved sales of €3.75 billion and generated a trading profit of €192.3 million in 2010.
About SPIE Nederland
SPIE Nederland B.V., a multitechnical subsidiary of SPIE, operates in the Netherlands with more than 1850 employees based at 16 main locations and a head office in Breda. The company achieved sales of €300 million in 2010. SPIE Nederland works from the divisions Industry, Technology, Engineering, Building Systems and Infra and provides its customers with a wide-ranging of technical services such as the design, construction, installation and maintenance of networks, energy installations, industrial installations and building installation systems. Technology is advisor in the field of maintenance management & -engineering and designs their own software systems & tools. All divisions are multidisciplinary and present in both private and public sector which have made it one of the market leaders in the Netherlands.